Here we are offering some of the finest examples of ~90-100% fusion crusted Tissint Martian meteorite. Tissint is the first witnessed Martian meteorite fall in nearly 50 years making it a truly exceptional meteorite for Scientists and collectors alike.
According to the Meteoritical Bulletin: "At about 2 am local time on July 18, 2011, a bright fireball was observed by several people in the region of the Oued Drâa valley, east of Tata, Morocco. One eyewitness, Mr Aznid Lhou, reported that it was at first yellow in color, and then turned green illuminating all the area before it appeared to split into two parts. Two sonic booms were heard over the valley."
You can read the entire write up for Tissint in the Meteoritical Bulletin.
Caveat emptor! Beware of sellers peddling very expensive FAKE "Tissint" meteorites that are strongly attracted to magnets. Real Tissint meteorites show virtually NO magnetic attraction.
If you have been searching for a nice fusion crusted Tissint individual you already know how rare they are. The ground in the strewnfield where Tissint meteorite fell is hard and rocky. For this reason, the majority of specimens found consist of broken fragments. The following Tissint specimens are exceptionally rare, 90-100% fusion crusted individuals:
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